Gusty winds set to hit Malta and Gozo all week

Gusty winds are set to sweep across Malta and Gozo for the rest of the week.

Weather experts said winds reached Force 8 in some areas on Monday

However, Gozo Channel comfirmed that the ferry service between Malta and Gozo remained unaffected by the rough seas.

Andrea Muscat from Maltese Islands Weather said on Monday afternoon: ‘Today’s highest gust reached 69.1 km/h, Force 8.

‘The wind will now decrease gradually to become Force 3/4 from the West Northwest by morning on Wednesday.’

He said the weather would remain generally dry however Malta and Gozo might experience some ‘isolated showers’ on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Temperatures are expected to remain mild over the next few days, with highs of around 19°C.

Photos: Ted Attard, Gordon Barbara, Andrew Formosa